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Mortgage company celebrates opening of Moab branch
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), hosted an open house Dec. 18 at their new Moab branch located at 23 South 100 West. Rarni Schultz, PRMI Moab branch manager, and Melissa O’Donnal joined o...
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Hospital offers discount to help uninsured women receive mammograms
Moab Regional’s Oct. 11 golf tournament will also raise money for digital mammography program
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Job search...</b></i><br>
Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
    Job search...
    Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
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    Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks were back on the front foot on Thursday, as upbeat earnings from tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook helped shake off some of the jitters that have hit the sector in recent weeks. The gains were boosted by the region's tech stocks and come after iPhone giant Apple reported record first quarter sales and laid out plans for a $30 billion share buy back and seven-for-one stock split. Facebook Inc shares jumped 3.7 percent after hours as the Internet social networking company topped Wall Street's expectations. The Nikkei slipped 0.97 percent with some investors apparently disappointed that a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama made no concrete progress on a trade deal.


    2014-04-24 02:11:05 -0600

    Apple's iPad devices are displayed at its store in TokyoBy Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had famously called on the iPhone maker to boost its buyback program, tweeted his approval of the move on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Apple reported sales of 43.7 million iPhones in the quarter ended March, far outpacing the roughly 38 million that Wall Street had predicted. But whether Apple can again produce a revolutionary new product remains the central question in investors' and Silicon Valley executives' minds.


    2014-04-23 18:59:23 -0600

    Burges, a self-styled cryptocurrency trader and former software engineer from London, holds a placard to protest against Mt. Gox in TokyoTokyo District Court ordered liquidation to begin at failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the company said on Thursday, after the bankruptcy administrator said on April 16 that it would be difficult to rehabilitate the firm. Mt. Gox, once the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, filed for bankruptcy protection on February 28, saying that 750,000 of its customers' bitcoins had been taken from the exchange due to a security flaw in its code, as well as 100,000 belonging to the exchange. A document uploaded onto its website and signed by bankruptcy administrator, attorney Nobuaki Kobayashi, said that he would conduct an investigation regarding the liability of the representative director of the company, Mark Karpeles, regarding the missing assets. A group of investors under the umbrella of a company called Sunlot made a last-ditch attempt in mid-April to prevent the liquidation of the exchange, bidding to take over Mt. Gox in order to retrieve the cryptocurrency and cash belonging to its 127,000 creditors.


    2014-04-24 03:16:05 -0600